Obituary John Andrew "Jack" Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 28 May 1951
Wellsville Optic News, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 4 May 1951 Aged Man Improving --- Mr. J. J. Bishop, 95, who has been quite ill at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Best, was reported to be somewhat improved on Wednesday.
Wellsville Optic News, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 1 June 1951 Funeral Services for John A. Bishop, 95, Friday. Death claimed John A. (Jack) Bishop, 95, one of this community's oldest residents at one o'clock on Memorial afternoon. Mr. Bishop died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Isaac Best, where he had been bedfast a little over three weeks. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday (this) afternoon at two o'clock at the Wells Funeral Home. Rev. J. C. McDaniel will be in charge of the service, assisted by Rev. Charles B. Barr. Burial will be in the Wellsville Cemetery. Mr. Bishop, retired real estate operator, was a life long resident of the Wellsville community. He was born on October 27, 1855, the son of the late Granville and Mary Ann Spears Bishop. He was married three times and was the father of twelve children, two of whom died in infancy. The ten surviving children are: Mrs. Isaac (Bessie) Best, Paul Bishop, Cal of Vernon, Tex., Mrs. Dave (Ara) Burgess, Mrs. O.K. (Vera) Walker, Glenwood Bishop, Mrs. Grover (Ruth) Arnall, Ross Bishop of Dallas, Tex., Mrs. Anna Mae Jetty of Dallas, Tex., and Mrs. Frances Carrigan of San Antonio, Tex. Other survivors include one brother, Granville Bishop of Painton, Mo., 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Amelia Brower of Vandalia and Mrs. Fred (Ellen) Schambach of Clarksville, Mo.; and one half-brother, C. E. Clement of Wellsville. Other survivors include 24 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren.
Obituary Amanda "Lovie" (McCormack) Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 11 May 1882
Montgomery County Missouri Newspaper Records - Deaths, 1880-1899 Abstract - 19 May 1882: May 11, 1882, Mrs. Lovie McCormack Bishop, leaving husband and 3 small children. Mrs. E. McCormack has taken the motherless children of Mrs. John Bishop, the youngest being only 2 months old.
Obituary Melvena E (Newlee) Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 26 Apr 1903
Wellsville Record, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 1 May 1903 Mrs. John A. Bishop died Sunday at her home south of town and the remains were laid to rest Monday in the city cemetery. She leaves a husband and several children to whom the community extends sympathy. We trust someone will write a suitable obituary for next weeks paper.
Montgomery City Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Missouri, 1 May 1903 Died at her home 8 miles south of Wellsville, Sunday, April 26, 1903, Mrs John Bishop, age 47 years. Mrs Bishop had been in poor health for some time and slowly grew weaker up to the day of her death. Monday, April 27, she was laid to rest in the Wellsville cemetery. Deceased leaves a husband and five children to morn her loss. Mrs. Bishop united with the Baptist church in early life. The family has the sympathy of numerous friends.
Obituary Orpha Cash (Newlee) Bishop,
San Antonio, Texas, 20 Jul 1942
Wellsville Optic News, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 31 July 1942 Mrs. J. A. Bishop, Formerly of This City, Died In Texas. Relatives here received word this week that Mrs. J. A. Bishop, a former resident of Wellsville, had passed away July 20 in San Antonio, Texas. Funeral and burial services were held in San Antonio. Orpha Cash Newlee, daughter of the late Annie and Oscar Newlee, was born near Wellsville September 16, 1870. When about seven years of age she went to Sulphur Springs, Texas, and married J. A. Bishop of that State in 1904. They returned to Missouri in that year and made their home in this vicinity until 1907. They went from here to Sheridan Lake, Colo., then to San Antonio, where they resided for the past several years. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. James Carrigan and Mrs. Harold Jetty, all of San Antonio; eight step-children: Cal. Bishop of Chillicothe, Texas, Mrs. Isaac Best of San Antonio, Ross Bishop of Dallas, Mrs. Dave Burgess, Mrs. Grover Arnall, Paul and Glenwood Bishop of Wellsville and Mrs. Ollie Walker of Montgomery City. She is remembered by many of the older residents in this community.